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Uncover Seattle’s dark past and hear spooky stories you’ll remember for years to come. Take a deep dive into Seattle’s early history and discover why so many restless spirits still walk these streets after dark.
Take an hour Walking Ghost Tour and see the locations of actual hauntings. Find out about phenomena for which no reasonable explanations exist. Stand on the spot where none of Seattle’s most terrifying events have taken place.
The stories you will hear are fact-based with extensive historical research. Learn about Seattle’s Wild West beginning. Hear stories of gunfights in the streets, robberies in broad daylight, and innocent men rushed to judgment and hung. Find out about Seattle’s serial killers – Dr. Linda Hazzard, Ted Bundy, and the Green River Killer.
Built in 1903, the Butterworth Building was Seattle’s first purpose-built mortuary and had the first elevator designed to transport bodies. Seattle experienced epidemics of diphtheria, Spanish flu, and tuberculosis. Dead bodies would regularly appear on the street. The city finally offered undertakers $50 per body they’d remove from the streets and bury. Mr. Butterworth became a very rich man. Many wondered if Butterworth’s men got a bit overenthusiastic in getting bodies. Hear dark and gruesome secrets about what happened then and what is happening now.
Discover the spirits that remained in Seattle when the Suquamish People were forced to leave and move onto reservations. Hear how the Suquamish Burial Ground was pillaged by desperate people in Seattle during the Great Panic of 1893.
Hear about the apparitions that have remained from Seattle’s gold rush. Learn about the 100 Victorian women imported from Boston in an attempt to balance the ratio between men and women in Seattle. Discover swashbuckling sailors, Suquamish princesses, madames, and gold miners.
This Walking Ghost Tour is a fun, fascinating, and educational way to experience the city of Seattle.
It’s 2020 and everything is different this year. Group sizes will be limited. Guests must wear face masks.
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